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      I did not know of the price matching, thank you.

      I did not know of the price matching, thank you.
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      Do you have a part number to the pep boys ign...

      Do you have a part number to the pep boys ign switch? On their site, all I get for my area is a 38 buck switch...
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      hmmm i'll deff give those a look i didn't have...

      hmmm i'll deff give those a look

      i didn't have those options when this happened 3 months ago, just didn't think to look again.

      thank you briano.
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      All the stores around me quote different prices,...

      All the stores around me quote different prices, napa has a couple they can order from 29-40 bucks, auto-zone is 31 also special order, and thats all i've found.

      And i already replaced it, bought...
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      so i found out it wasn't black yellow, i now have...

      so i found out it wasn't black yellow, i now have the wiring diagarams as well as a bentley, digital but still helpful

      anyways, it is either the switch, just the ignition/crank pin though, or...
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      crank wire color

      Can anyone tell me which wire coming out of the ignition switch plug is the one that goes live when the key is turned to the crank position?

      I believe its the black/yellow one, can anyone verify...
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      I was hoping it wouldn't be that given all the...

      I was hoping it wouldn't be that given all the trouble it was to replace it with this new one.

      How would i test to see if this one is bad?

      I'm also checking the wiring nightmare behind my fuse...
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      What do you mean by mechanical part? The lock...

      What do you mean by mechanical part? The lock cylinder and all that?
      I bought this part:...
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      With the switch arriving as I went away to...

      With the switch arriving as I went away to school, I was unable to install it until yesterday. After much work, I finally installed the switch and it was much harder than i thought...

      The switch...
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      straight from cabby-info.com: Existing engine...

      straight from cabby-info.com:

      Existing engine | Swapping to | Fuel System/Engine Management | Parts required | Notes

      http://img651.imageshack.us/img651/2259/screenshot20100821at951.jpg
    11. For $5 by me, I get 3 feet.

      For $5 by me, I get 3 feet.
    12. On a side note, I realized today that a clear...

      On a side note, I realized today that a clear diagram is inside the engine bay on the passenger side over the strut housing.
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      HIDs in the cabby + pics

      So seeing as I have alot of time on my hands not being able to go anywhere since my ignition switch decided to crap out, I installed the two packages that arrived today right away.

      I ordered this...
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      Alright then, I ordered the switch but will...

      Alright then, I ordered the switch but will likely not get it until tuesday or wednesday. Thank you very much briano
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      Thank you for your that briano. Do you believe...

      Thank you for your that briano.

      Do you believe it is just the switch then? Or should I also look at something else? I have time because no store around me can get me the part on the spot, I have...
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      PLEASE HELP - ignition switch woes

      So I've tried search about the ignition switch and symptoms of a faulty one and how to replace it because tonight this happened:

      I was driving and out of nowhere my car turns off. I pull over and...
    17. WRT to the washer fluid engine question: I...

      WRT to the washer fluid engine question:

      I thought mine wasn't working either, its worked fine just that the previous owner had replaced the tubing with really small diameter tubing and the fluid...
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      Has anyone tried this? Did this work for you? ...

      Has anyone tried this? Did this work for you?

      Cause I had an ISV from a bmw that was also a direct fit but my idle soared to almost 2000 rpm when it was plugged in.
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      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?2894334...

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?2894334

      this thread explains what the ISV is

      and here is a picture of what the one in our cars look like:
      ...
    20. Thread: Idle

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      Is this for the 91 cabby? Mine did that but to...

      Is this for the 91 cabby?

      Mine did that but to a greater effect, and its my ISV. To check it, while your cars on disconnect it and see if the idle stabilizes. If its that, take it out and clean...
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